Empire State Wrestling returns to the Rochester area
WNY's top independent wrestling talent to be showcased in Fairport
Empire State Wrestling (ESW) returns to the Village Sports, 2830 Baird Road, Fairport N.Y. on Saturday, June 1 for "The Next Chapter". Pre-sale general admission tickets are $15. Front row tickets are $25. Tickets increase $5 day of event. Doors open at 5 p,m, with bell-time at 6 p.m."The Next Chapter" will be recorded for ESW's streaming service partners.
The following wrestlers are scheduled to appear at "The Next Chapter":
Chikara stars The Colony will be in action
Northeast U.S. independent wrestling star "Big League" John McChesney returns to ESW
Cleveland, Ohio tag team Philly Marino Experience will make their ESW debut
Watertown, N.Y.'s "Blue Thunder" Jay Freddie is set to appear
Many of ESW's regular heroes and villains will also be featured such as: ESW Heavyweight Champion Brandon Thurston, ESW Tag Team Champions Vince Valor and James Sayga, the team of To Infinity & Beyond, Rochester, N.Y. native "Captain" Nick Ando and North Tonawanda, N.Y.'s own Kevin Bennett
ESW shows are held throughout the calendar year, primarily at the St. Johnsburg Fire Hall in North Tonawanda, N.Y., boasting crowds of over 400 fans. Larger super show events are held at the Kenan Center in Lockport, N.Y. and the Frontier Fire Hall in Niagara Falls, N.Y., drawing crowds up to 1,000.
ESW also runs on an annual basis outside the Buffalo metropolitan area such as Salamanca and Albion, N.Y.
As Western New Yorks premier independent professional wrestling promotion, ESW over the years hosted many of pro wrestlings top up-and-comers and biggest legends. Current World Wrestling Entertainment stars Kevin Owens, Luke Harper, Matt Hardy, Goldust, Rhyno, Jinder Mahal, Curt Hawkins, Cedric Alexander, Ruby Riott,and Tony Nese all appeared in ESWs ring. Pro wrestling legends Kevin Nash, Brutus Beefcake, Billy Gunn, X-Pac, The Honky Tonk Man, Jim Duggan, Demolition, Raven, The Sandman, Tommy Dreamer, Papa Shango, The Godfather and several others also appeared at ESW events.
Founded in 2002, ESW is run by Brett Stymus. Over half of ESWs performers reside in the Western New York area. For more information, or to schedule an interview or request media credentials for an event, please contact David Jarka firstname.lastname@example.org or (716) 348-4598. All cards are subject to change.
You can connect with ESW on the following platforms: